PLACES, by Charlie D’Aniello (PRINT)

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PLACES, AN ORIGINAL POETRY CHAPBOOK BY CHARLIE D’ANIELLO

Centered around memory and how it functions to create the self, PLACES is a self-portrait through memory. Charlie D’Aniello’s first chapbook, this collection is an exploration of the author’s childhood and coming-of-age, engaging with themes such as growth, trauma, and memory.

CONTENTS

I: el manco de lepanto
if i’d been told
mami & papi
la casita
he comes home
how many of us are nothing more than

II: rebel demons wake
(re)birth
he
wendy’s on a sunday
at grandma’s house: the death of spring

III: death or flight
if blood were blue
shoelaces
a staple to the skin
heist
jefferson house

IV: jaws poised
we blossom still
my blood still boils, but my mouth won’t speak
two leaps
world for the taking

content warning: religious trauma, abuse, queerphobia,
misgendering, depression, suicide, immigration trauma

 

Charlie Perseus D’Aniello (he/they) is a queer and trans author, editor, and avowed malcontent. He edits warning lines literary and wrote THE ONE & THE OTHER (2021), BETWEEN DEATH & FLIGHT (2022), and more. His work has appeared in Wrongdoing Magazine, The NoSleep Podcast, and others. Find him on twitter @beelzebadger.

 

Release Date: September 19th, 2022

Page Count: 42

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© 2022 PLACES.

by Charlie D’Aniello and Gutslut Press.

ISBN: 978-1-387-86536-9

Interior Content by Charlie D’Aniello
Cover and Interior Design by Ami.

First Edition: September 2022.

Published in the United States by Gutslut Press.
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Description

Centered around memory and how it functions to create the self, PLACES is a self-portrait through memory. Charlie D’Aniello’s first chapbook, this collection is an exploration of the author’s childhood and coming-of-age, engaging with themes such as growth, trauma, and memory.

I: el manco de lepanto
if i’d been told
mami & papi
la casita
he comes home
how many of us are nothing more than

II: rebel demons wake
(re)birth
he
wendy’s on a sunday
at grandma’s house: the death of spring

III: death or flight
if blood were blue
shoelaces
a staple to the skin
heist
jefferson house

IV: jaws poised
we blossom still
my blood still boils, but my mouth won’t speak
two leaps
world for the taking

content warning: religious trauma, abuse, queerphobia,
misgendering, depression, suicide, immigration trauma

 

Charlie Perseus D’Aniello (he/they) is a queer and trans author, editor, and avowed malcontent. He edits warning lines literary and wrote THE ONE & THE OTHER (2021), BETWEEN DEATH & FLIGHT (2022), and more. His work has appeared in Wrongdoing Magazine, The NoSleep Podcast, and others. Find him on twitter @beelzebadger.

 

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